West Virginia Pioneers

Kenna Park Casto

Male 1882 - 1956  (73 years)


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  • Name Kenna Park Casto 
    Nickname Kenny 
    Born 27 Apr 1882  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Jan 1956  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Goshen Cemetery, Kentuck, Jackson County, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • Death Record
      Name: Kenna P./Casto
      Sex: male
      Death Date: 28 Jan 1956
      Death Place: Kentuck, Jackson, West Virginia
      Age at Death: 73y9m1d
      Cemetery: Goshen
      Birth Date: 4/27/1882
      Birth Place: Jackson, WV
      Marital Status: married
      Mother: Sarah/Casto
      Mother's Birth Place:
      Father: Pleasant/Casto
      Father's Birth Place:
      Informant: Mrs Joe Koscheck
      Cause: Lymphotic Leukemia

      Charleston Gazette [WV] Jan 30, 1956 Mon

      CASTO, Kenna P. - Service will be conducted at 1 p. m. tomorrow at Goshen Baptist Church near Kentuck, Jackson County by Rev. Ott Smith and burial will be in Goshen Cemetery. Mr. Casto, 73, died at his Kentuck home Saturday after a long illness. The retired farmer served a term on the Jackson County Board of Education from 1949 to 1953. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Blanche Casto; a son, Ocial of Kentuck; three daughters, Mrs. Joe Koscheck of West Brownsville, Pa., Mrs. Alva Chipps of Washington, Pa., and Mrs. Darrell Hall of Ripley; a brother, Gay Casto of Washington, Pa.; four sisters, Mrs. Ora Rhodes of Jackson, Mich., Mrs. Clara Fisher of Charleston, Mrs. Ocie Heiney of Letart Falls, Ohio, and Mrs. Lacy Casto of Athens, O.; 10 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. The body will be taken to the church from Vail mortuary of Ripley in time for the service.
    Person ID I21475  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 7 May 2020 

    Father Pleasant Summers Casto,   b. 24 Mar 1858, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1923, Meigs County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Sarah (twin) Casto,   b. 1 Aug 1860, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 11 Dec 1879  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 

    • "Casto Cousins" states that Sarah, d/o Nicholas & Telitha, married P Summers Casto.
      1880 Washington, Jackson, West Virginia # 390-390
      Summers CASTO Self M M W 21 WV
      Sarah CASTO Wife F M W 21 WV

      1900 Ripley Dist, Jackson Co, WV # 90-96
      Pleasant S, 11/1858, m 20y
      Sarah, 8/1860, 11-7
      Oceola B, 9/1880
      Kenna S, 4/1882
      William E, 9/1883
      Orie G,d, 7/1891
      Lucy V, 3/1895
      Gay McK, sn, 9/1897
      not named, da, 4/1900

      1910 Letart, Meigs, Ohio
      P S Casto 52 m1- 30 yrs WV WV WV
      Sarah Casto wife 49 m10 30 yr 11-7 children WV WV W
      Ora Casto dau 18 WV WV W
      Lucy Casto dau 15 WV WV W
      Gay Casto son 12 WV WV W
      Clora Casto dau 10 WV WV W

      1920 Letart, Meigs, Ohio
      Casto, P S 61 WV WV WV
      Sarah wife 59 WV WV WV
      Gayly son 22 WV WV WV
      Clara dau 19 WV WV WV
      Rhodes, Ora dau 28 md WV WV WV

      JCBR:
      Olie Ocie, 9/4/1880, Summers & Sarah, Staats Mill, f&mpob, JC, delayed bc
      Verna E, 9/27/1889, PS & Sarah Casto, JC, farmer
      Kenna Park, 4/27/1887 [delayed birth certificate]

      JCMR: 26 Sept 1906 - Pleasant CASTO name on license
      HEINEY, J. [James] Dell 38 born Meigs Co., Ohio/residing Jackson Co. [son of Oliver P. & Malinda E. HEINEY]
      CASTO, Ocie Olie 26 born Jackson Co./residing Jackson Co. [dau of Pleasant S. & Sarah (CASTO) CASTO]

      Meigs Co Death Records:
      Casto Plcsant S 07/26/1923 4250 52132 [possible, not proven]
    Family ID F2282  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Cora Bell Barnhart,   b. 29 Sep 1883, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1967, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 19 Jun 1901  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 

    • 1910 Ripley, Jackson, WV all born WV
      Casto, Kennith P 28 m1 -8y
      Cora G 26 m1 - 8y 2-2 children
      Edna M 7
      Emma M 2

      1920 Ripley, Jackson, WV # 72 all WVWVWV
      Casto, K P 37
      Freddie M 33
      Emma M da 12

      1930 Ripley, Jackson, WV # 189-190 all WVWVWV
      Randolph, Charles W 53 m age 19
      Cora 47 m age 17
      Parsons, Orland gs 9
      Nola gd 7
      Betty J gd 2.0?

      1940 ED 18-8, Ripley, Jackson, WV p 10B Sycamore Creek
      #177 owns $1200 farm all born WV same house
      Randolph, Cora 56 wd
      Parsons, Burton gs 15
      Betty Jo gd 12
    Children 
     1. Edna Mabel Casto,   b. 5 Feb 1902, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1928, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     2. Emma Masel Casto,   b. 20 Nov 1907, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1932, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
    Family ID F7008  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Freddie Mae Casto,   b. 27 Jul 1886, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1978  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 11 May 1916  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record
      Date: 11 May 1916 at L C Casto's
      Place: Jackson, West Virginia, United States
      Kenneth Park Casto, 34, Jackson Co, WV; Fairplain
      Freddie Mae Casto, 29, Jackson Co, WV; Fairplain

      1920 Ripley, Jackson, WV # 72
      Casto, K P 37 WVWVWV
      Freddie M 33 WVWVWV
      Emma M da 12 WVWVWV

      1930 Washington, Jackson, WV #95
      Casto, Kenna P 46 md age 19 WVWVWV
      Blanche 47 md age 45 WVWVWV
      Genevieve da 9 WVWVWV
      Virginia L da 7 WVWVWV
      Wolfe, Johnnie 20 lodger WVWVWV
    Children 
     1. Genevieve Hassell Casto,   b. 17 May 1920, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1981  (Age 60 years)
     2. Virginia Lee Casto,   b. 1 Sep 1922, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 2019, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
     3. Sarah Zeppie Casto
    Family ID F16608  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Blanche Lee Nutter,   b. 10 Oct 1883, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1960, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 6 Nov 1928  Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record
      Date: 6 Nov 1928 at Charleston
      Place: Kanawha, West Virginia, United States
      Kenna Casto, 46, wid, Jackson Co, WV; Jackson Co, WV
      Blanche Nutter, 40, Clay Co, WV, Kanawha Co, WV

      1930 Washington, Jackson, WV #95
      Casto, Kenna P 46 md age 19 WV WV WV
      Blanche 47 md age 45 WV WV WV
      Genevieve da 9 WV WV WV
      Virginia L da 7 WV WV WV
      Wolfe, Johnnie lodger 20 WV WV WV

      1940 Kenna, Washington, Jackson, West Virginia p2B
      #29 owns $300, farm
      Casto, Kenna R 57 WV 1935: lived same place
      Blanch wife 56 WV 1935: lived same place
      Charles son 4 WV 1935: lived same place

      Kenna Park Casto
      BIRTH 27 Apr 1881
      Jackson County, West Virginia, USA
      DEATH 28 Jan 1956 (aged 74)
      Kentuck, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA
      BURIAL
      Goshen Cemetery
      Kentuck, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA
      MEMORIAL ID 109813985

      Blanche L. Nutter Casto
      BIRTH 10 Oct 1884
      Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
      DEATH 1 Aug 1960 (aged 75)
      Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
      BURIAL
      Goshen Cemetery
      Kentuck, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA
      MEMORIAL ID 104412385
      Inscription:
      Casto, Kenna P 1881-1955
      Casto, Blanche L 1883 - 1960
    Children 
     1. Charles Clarence Casto,   b. 8 Mar 1936, Kentuck, Jackson, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 2020, Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Family ID F24561  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1205] Census.

    2. [S3] Birth Records, Jackson Co, WV.

    3. [S479] Death records, West Virginia Division of Culture and History.

    4. [S17] Marriage Records, Jackson Co, WV.

    5. [S654] Marriage Records, West Virginia Division of Culture and History.